1804 - Miller, Edward - History and Antiquities of Doncaster and its Vicinity (2)

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Date 1804
Author Miller, Edward
Title History and Antiquities of Doncaster and its Vicinity
Mentions Robin Hood; Barnsdale; Robin Hood's Well (Barnsdale);Robin Hood Inn (Barnsdale)
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Robin Hood's Well in Barnsdale.
Edward Miller; stipple engraving by Thomas Hardy (1757–c. 1805) after his own painting / Public Domain; New York Public library via Wikipedia.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2020-06-19. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-07.


From its vicinity to Barnsdale, Skelbroke was frequently visited by the celebrated Robin Hood, and his companions, who flourished in the reign of Richard I. and there is a well here, in the high road between Doncaster and York, still called Robin Hood's Well, as before-mentioned. Near this well, is a small inn, with Robin Hood for its sign.[1]

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